Flashcards in Ch 1-16 Review Deck (561)
The first woman her name means "mother of all"
The first murderer; God doomed him to live as a wanderer because of his sin
A descendent of Cain; he bragged about the murders he had committed
A son of Adam and Eve who's descendants were at least aware of their sins
The man who obeyed God, built the ark, and with his family escaped God's judgment of the world
Sham, Ham, and Japheth
Noah's three sons who repopulated the world after the flood
A mighty hunter who encouraged the people to build the Tower of Babel. Descendant of Ham
The plain where no was family and his descendants settled
The city in Shinar where the Tower of Babel was built
The first human sin
Adam and Eve disobeyed God's command; perfect equality ended, man was removed from the garden, all men would now sin and die
God's punishment for the height of evil man had reached; destroyed the whole earth except Noah and his family
The Tower of Babel
God confused man's language causing men to disperse
The the first book of the Bible; means "beginning"
The idea that man was not created directly by God but instead "evolved" from the animals
Putting man in place of or above God
The way of life of a group of people
The death penalty
A group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit
Explain how man, being created in God's image, isspecial to God
Only man was created in God's image.
Special characteristics include: language and thought,
awareness of right and wrong,
and freedom to make choices.
How is evolution a form of humanism?
Evolution downplays man's special characteristics
Why do you suppose God confused man's language and dispersed mankind across the face of the earth?
Mankind disobeyed God, did not multiply and fill the earth, and remained in Sumer. They began to build a civilization in rebellion against God. God confused men's language to restrain soon and slow the growth of human power.
The father of the nation of Israel
The Akkadian king who conquered the Sumerians
The descendants of those who stayed in the general vicinity of the Tower of Babel after the dispersion, and whose greatest accomplishment was writing
The king of Babylon who united all of Mesopotamia under his rule
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Jacob's son who was sold into slavery by his brothers
A part of the world where the continent of Africa, Asia, and Europe meet
One of the most important cities of the land of Sumer; the city where God called Abraham to leave